Welcome!

Benvenuti! Welcome to our site!

As you prepare to embark on your journey for Italian Citizenship, this site will serve as an informational hub to prepare you to present your application to the Italian consulate.

Here we will answer your most frequently asked questions.


COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Notice

All consular services within the worldwide Italian consular network are only offering limited services for proven emergency situations (i.e. emergency passports for repatriation, consular legal assistance). This means many citizenship and regular passport appointments are cancelled. We do not have a crystal ball. Until the current health crisis has abated back to normal levels, there is no estimate when regular consular services will be restored.

Please remember this is an unprecedented situation – civil offices in Italy, the United States, and around the world are currently dealing with more important matters than citizenship and passports. Respect and accept that your request is not high priority (even if you may think it is – it’s not).

Please check your Consulate’s page for the most up-to-date information and refrain from posting speculative or inquiring posts about COVID-19 on our Facebook page.

DO YOUR PART: Respect all local ordinances and executive orders regarding quarantine and social distancing in your respective jurisdiction. While you may be low risk, others you may come into contact with have family members that are high risk. Help to #flattenthecurve and WASH YOUR HANDS. #RestoACasa


CURRENT CONSULAR FEES 💶 (1 October – 31 December 2020)

  • Citizenship = 300 EUR

    USA 🇺🇸: 💵 $350.70 USD

    Canada 🇨🇦: 467.00 CAD

    United Kingdom 🇬🇧: £271.10 GBP

  • Passports = 💶 116 EUR

    USA 🇺🇸: 💵 $135.70 USD

    Canada 🇨🇦: 182.00 CAD

    United Kingdom 🇬🇧: £104.90 GBP

The new quarterly fees take effect on 1-Janaury 2021 and will be posted a few days before the new quarter. If you have an appointment 1 January – 31 March 2021, do NOT get your money order until the new fees are announced.

US Applicants: Payable via US postal money order or other money order in USD only. Consulates do not accept Euros 💶. Always double check your consulate’s individual fee schedule (some round up or down to the nearest full dollar). The exchange rate changes at the beginning of every quarter. Click here to see a full schedule of consular fees (Chicago site).


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LEGAL DISCLAIMER

The administrators and moderators of the Dual U.S.-Italian Citizenship Facebook Group are not lawyers and as such cannot provide concrete legal advice surrounding any one person’s unique situation or topic; any and all comments and posts are the opinions of their respective owners and are NOT to be construed as legal advice.  We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information provided is strictly at your own risk. Therefore, by your active use of this site and/or the associated Dual U.S. Italian Citizenship Facebook group, you shall release its members, administrators, and moderators of any liability or other legal claim made through civil, state or federal lawsuit. If at any point you choose to discontinue your membership in this group and/or cease use of this website and all its pages herein, all terms of your aforementioned release of liability shall apply. Finally our group makes no guarantees concerning the success of your application to the consulate or the favorable outcome of any legal action undertaken. All decisions regarding dual citizenship applications are at the sole discretion of the Italian government authorities reviewing the application. All statements by our group are statements of opinion only.

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